Legal Developments Explored In-Depth

Around the globe, local media outlets are struggling to make ends meet as the internet, social media and paid advertisements tip the scales of media access in the favor of tech giants and publishing powerhouses. A recent showdown between tech giant Facebook and the Australian Government foreshadowed the grim potential of this journalistic power imbalance, [...]

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As the US Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments next week in Sanchez v. Mayorkas, an immigration case involving the impact of temporary protected status (TPS) with respect to lawful-permanent residency, JURIST’s latest explainer takes a deep dive into TPS and its implications under the new presidential administration. What is TPS and how does a [...]

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Facebook // Myo Hein Kyaw

As he left his family home in the early afternoon of the last day of his life, 24-year-old law student Myo Hein Kyaw had one goal in mind: to distract Myanmar’s increasingly violent military forces from the crowd they had been firing on all afternoon. This strategy of diversion has become commonplace in Myanmar since [...]

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In the weeks that have passed since Myanmar’s February 1 coup d’état, as dissenters have been jailed, disappeared and killed, a group of JURIST law student correspondents* has participated in street protests by day and navigated government-ordered internet blackouts by night to report on the crisis. Below we provide an overview of the origins and [...]

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In the weeks that have passed since Myanmar’s February 1 coup d’état, as dissenters have been jailed, disappeared and killed, a group of JURIST law student correspondents* has participated in street protests by day and navigated government-ordered internet blackouts by night to report on the crisis. Below, we share some of their insights on what [...]

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Image of the protests, courtesy of JURIST correspondents in the field.

In the weeks that have passed since Myanmar’s February 1 coup d’état, as dissenters have been jailed, disappeared and killed, a group of JURIST law student correspondents* has participated in street protests by day and navigated government-ordered internet blackouts by night to report on the crisis. Below, we share some of their insights on how [...]

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In the weeks that have passed since Myanmar’s February 1 coup d’état, as dissenters have been jailed, disappeared and killed, a group of JURIST law student correspondents* has participated in street protests by day and navigated government-ordered internet blackouts by night to report on the crisis. Below, we share some of their insights on how [...]

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In the weeks that have passed since Myanmar’s February 1 coup d’état, as dissenters have been jailed, disappeared and killed, a group of JURIST law student correspondents* has participated in street protests by day and navigated government-ordered internet blackouts by night to report on the crisis. Below, we share some of their hopes for the [...]

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As natural resources remain ever necessary to power our technologically advanced society, nations are looking for new sources for key resources including coal, oil, and natural gas. As polar sea ice has melted and opened new potential shipping lanes, the Arctic has become a new frontier where nations are seeking oil and natural gas reserves [...]

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